Red Wings Link Checks: 04/04/12

With three games left until the playoffs, the Detroit Red Wings control their own destiny. With three wins, they will lock up fourth place in the West and home ice advantage in the first round. Currently they are 5th with a game at hand on Nashville and Chicago. Here's how they got there:


Robert D'Aurelio wonders if the Wings are better off finishing 6th in the West and explains the advantage, and A.K Bennett echoes this statment as well

However, Kyle Busch doesn't want the Wings slipping up

Rachel Bellono recaps the Wings' shootout win against Florida

Detroit lost to Columbus after demolishing them 7-2 a few nights before

Gustav Nyquist is being compared to, wait for it...Pavel Datsyuk

Oaul kendall updates us on the Grand Rapids Griffins and their new player, Riley Sheahan

Bennett wonders which Red Wings will make it to Sochi in 2014

Eric Huffman describes the Red Wings sixth straight loss in a row to the Rangers


Two Red Wings promos for the playoffs featuring the big three and Pavel Datsyuk

Kyle Quincey was suspended for this hit on Tomas Kopecky

Gustav Nyquist scores his first career goal. Notice the song in the background? Very clever!

Datsyuk tries to flip the puck over the net and bank it in off of Scott Clemmensen. What can't he do?


Darren Helm is expected back around Game 2 of the first round

Detroit's powerplay is a concern going into the postseason

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